There were 22 people over the age of 85 living in O'Sullivan Beach in 2016, with largest age group being 65 to 69 year olds.
The Age Structure of O'Sullivan Beach provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of O'Sullivan Beach's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future.
Five year age groups present a classic age profile of the population. Each age group covers exactly five years, which enables direct comparison between each group.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
|Age structure - Five year age groups|
|O'Sullivan Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)||2016||2011||Change|
|Five year age groups (years)||Number||%||City of Onkaparinga %||Number||%||City of Onkaparinga %||2011 to 2016|
|0 to 4||94||5.0||6.2||138||7.0||6.6||-44|
|5 to 9||114||6.0||6.4||126||6.4||6.3||-12|
|10 to 14||92||4.9||6.1||104||5.3||6.7||-12|
|15 to 19||97||5.1||6.2||124||6.3||6.8||-27|
|20 to 24||120||6.4||6.0||128||6.5||6.2||-8|
|25 to 29||104||5.5||5.9||141||7.2||6.4||-37|
|30 to 34||139||7.4||6.5||125||6.3||6.2||+14|
|35 to 39||103||5.5||6.3||109||5.5||6.6||-6|
|40 to 44||105||5.6||6.6||129||6.5||7.1||-24|
|45 to 49||134||7.1||6.9||138||7.0||7.1||-4|
|50 to 54||117||6.2||6.7||123||6.2||7.0||-6|
|55 to 59||130||6.9||6.6||121||6.1||6.6||+9|
|60 to 64||133||7.0||6.3||150||7.6||6.5||-17|
|65 to 69||166||8.8||6.1||128||6.5||4.6||+38|
|70 to 74||113||6.0||4.3||66||3.4||3.2||+47|
|75 to 79||65||3.4||2.8||71||3.6||2.4||-6|
|80 to 84||40||2.1||2.0||32||1.6||2.0||+8|
|85 and over||22||1.2||2.1||17||0.9||1.8||+5|
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Analysis of the five year age groups of O'Sullivan Beach in 2016 compared to City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 15.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 21.5% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.7% and 17.3% respectively for City of Onkaparinga.
The major differences between the age structure of O'Sullivan Beach and City of Onkaparinga were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (8.8% compared to 6.1%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (6.0% compared to 4.3%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (4.9% compared to 6.1%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (5.0% compared to 6.2%)
From 2011 to 2016, O'Sullivan Beach's population decreased by 82 people (4.2%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.85% per year over the period.
There were no major differences in O'Sullivan Beach between 2011 and 2016.